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Birth name: Innocent Idibia.
Also known as: 2 Baba.
Born: Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
2face Idibia biography (bio):
Innocent Ujah Idibia is best known as 2face Idibia is a Nigerian hip hop musician and songwriter. He was a member of the defunct R&B/hip hop group Plantashun Boyz.
Idibia hails from Idoma tribe in the southern part of Benue State, in central Nigeria. He schooled briefly in the Institute of Management & Technology, IMT, Enugu, one of the country's foremost higher institute of learning where he did his preliminary National Diploma course in Business Administration. Though, he didn't finish but would horn his skills in music by performing in shows and parties organised by the IMT and some other schools like Enugu State University of Science & Technology, Enugu (ESUT) and University of Nigeria Enugu Campus (UNEC). His major breakthrough in the IMT was compusing and singing the jingles in the famous radio show GB Fan Club in Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS)in 1996. He then relocated to Lagos and joined up with his ex-IMT mate BlackFace and Faze to form Plantashun Boiz He started calling himself "2Face" in 1996. "The name to me just refers to the outside and inside: when you first see me you see the outside but when you get to know me, you see the inside" he said in an interview with the BBC.
In 1997, together with Blackface and Faze, Idibia formed the group Plantashun Boyz. The group was brought to the lime light when they were featured on Tony Tetuila's song, "Omode meta".
His massively popular song "African Queen" was the first ever video to be played on Pan African channel MTV Base. 2face was the recipient of awards such as the 2005 Channel O Best Male Music Video award and the first award given for Best African at the MTV Europe Awards held in Lisbon, Portugal in November 2005. "African Queen" has been featured as one of the soundtracks of a movie called Phat Girlz.
Shortly after returning to Nigeria from London, where he accepted the Best African Art MOBO Award, armed robbers shot him in the thigh. Idibia was taken to Cedar Hospital in Festac Town.